The fourth edition of the Law and Social Sciences Research Network (LASSnet) conference will be hosted by the O.P. Jindal Global University (Sonepat), National Law University,Delhi (Dwarka) , Azim Premji University (Bangalore), and Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) in collaboration with LASSnet anchored at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University (Delhi). It will be held from December 10-12, 2016.

The LASSNet 2016 Steering Committee can be contacted at lassnetconf2016 [at] gmail [dot] com

    Previous LASSNet conferences
  1. Law and Social Sciences in South Asia (inaugural conference, Delhi, January 2009)
  2. Siting Law (second conference, Pune, December 2010)
  3. Third LASSnet Conference (third conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2012)

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about the conference: call for papers [MS-Word]

The inaugural LASSnet conference was held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi in 2009. A subsequent conference was held at the Foundation for Liberal and Management Education (FLAME) in Pune in 2010. In 2012 the third LASSNet conference was a collaboration between the Law and Society Trust, Colombo, and the Department of Law, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. These conferences identified a number of priorities for the research, study and practice of law in South Asia. Intimate connections between Evidence and Law is one such fundamental question. The indeterminacy in law could be read both as a problem of truth and also as one that plagues disciplines. The question of evidence has been central to the formation of disciplines ...more

The deadline for abstracts is 1st February March, 2016.

The idea of LASS

The Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi) has initiated the establishment of the "Law and Social Sciences Research Network" in order to bring together scholars, lawyers and doctoral researchers engaged in research and teaching of issues of law in different social sciences in contemporary South Asian contexts...more

If you would like to be part of LASS, please send your contact details and short bio to lassnet [at] gmail [dot] com. A list of current members is available on the LASSNet blog.

introduction| call for papers| announcements